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About Anna

Anna Neubert is violinist and director, focusing her work on interdisciplinary concert formats. She studied violin in Cologne and Paris, specialising during her Master with Barbara Maurer, Barnabas Kelemen and David Smeyers on contemporary music, also participating in the Lucerne Festival Academy and the European Workshop for Contemporary Music invited by the Deutscher Musikrat.

Anna received prizes and distinctions a.o. at the International Alois Kottmann Competition, at the Concours International de Leopoldo Bellan and by the program “Yehudi Menuhin - Live Music Now e.V.” In 2016 her Trio uBu received the Boris Pergamenschikow-Price in Berlin. 2018/19 she is recipient of the "Unseren Künsten" scholarship, granted by the Claussen-Simon Stiftung Hamburg. She participated in numerous interdisciplinary projects and artistic researches at the Kolleg für Musik und Kunst in Montepulciano and Labor Cirque in Cologne.

Following her Bachelor’s performance „Seiltänzer“ in 2013, which received highest distinction, she directed various experimental and interdisciplinary concerts in cooperation with “Atemzug” society for contemporary circus (METAMORPHOSES NOCTURNES 2015), ZAMUS Cologne (TRAUMWANDEL 2016), Bernd-Alois-Zimmermann-Society (PRÉSENCE 2016) and the cooperation-project AUF.ZU - EIN KONTAKTKONZERT (2017).

As concertmaster and soloist Anna is playing with the Klettenberger Kammerorchester, as Duo FIDES with guitarist Leonhard Spies, she is founding member of Trio/Ensemble uBu and electronicID (intermedial music of the 21st century). With soprano Marie Heeschen she appears in a scenic concert of György Kurtag’s KAFKA-FRAGMENTE.

During the season 2017/2018 Anna plays in concerts at the KKL Lucerne, Kölner Philharmonie and Elbphilharmonie Hamburg with the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, followed by further concerts with KAFKA-FRAGMENTE at the Festival Dark Matters, Staatstheater Mainz. With Ensemble uBu Anna plays PRÉSENCE at the Schwetzinger Festspiele and premiere of Vladimir Gucicheff-Bogacz new piece “La Palanca” at the Zimmermann-Symposium 2018. With electronicID concerts are scheduled at the Bundeskunsthalle Bonn and the Festival ACHT BRÜCKEN.